Awesometown Radio

Awesometown Radio Podcast

In a world of uncertainty and misunderstanding, where can you turn when you need to dazzle and amaze your friends with your working knowledge of awesome things? Join Marcell Chantharath as he learns about the things you've always wondered about, chatting with the people who have the answers.

Ep 40: Starbucks Season
On this episode of Awesometown Radio... Adrienne Hamilton lends her views and experiences as a former barista on the cultural impacts Starbucks and the Pumpkin Spice Latte has had on North America. From The Show: Youtube: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - Pumpkin Spice (Web Exclusive) Harvard Business Review: The Starbucks Effect Eater: Starbucks Knows How Much You Long for Fall Offbeat: 27 Bonkers Pumpkin Spice Products.  Somebody End This Madness...

Ep 38: Smartphone Addiction & The Great Data Challenge Pt 1
On this episode of Awesometown Radio... Marcell talks about smartphones and smartphone addictions, how people are using them and what are the implications of this addiction. Also introducing The Great Data Challenge: 5 Awesometown allstars embark on a 7 day challenge to table their smartphones, using their devices only for calling and messaging.  We chat about how we're feeling about our usage and what will come out of this challenge, stick around!...


Ep 37: Online Network Marketing
On this episode of Awesometown Radio... Melissa Jeske joins me to discuss her thoughts and experiences with network marketing and building her entrepreneurial brand online.  We talk about mistakes she's made getting started forming her businesses and whats up with people trying to sell you stuff on facebook and answers a few burning questions about network marketing. From The Show: yourbeautifulfuture.com - Melissa's homepage for helping beauty entrepeneurs grow their brand...

Ep 36: Boardgames
On this episode of Awesometown Radio... Boardgames have come a long way from Snakes and Ladders.  On this episodes Kevin Beliveau joins the show to talk about his love for boardgames, his picks for "beginner games" and what boardgame culture looks like.   Suggestions for Beginner Games: Catan Lords of Waterdeep Power Grid Ticket to Ride Cards Against Humanity Forbidden Desert Sushi Go...

Ep 35: Podcasting
On this episode of Awesometown Radio... We talk about the Awesometown Radio story and podcasting in general....


Ep 34: Psychology of Collecting
In this episode of Awesometown Radio…   Nikki Godin returns to talk about her love for collecting things.  From Pokemon cards to POP figures, you name it, she’s collecting it.  We talk about what its like living in a family of collectors and why she does what she does....

Ep 33: Kombucha
In this episode of Awesometown Radio... Joel Acton is a firm believer in that trendy drink everyone's getting into: Kombucha.  We discuss how he makes it, the potential health benefits and the fermented food fad....

Ep 32: Audio Production
On this special, extended episode of Awesometown Radio...   I sit down with audio engineer and sound designer Erien Eady-Ward to talk about some of the finer points of the audio production industry, how he got to be an audio engineer and discuss his experiences in the music industry.   Sit tight, this one is going to be awesome!   Some of the stuff from this episode:   Infotech Wizards Video Erien's Profile Page...


Ep 31: An American in Canada
In today's episode... We celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by talking about some Canadian stuff... With an American. Joe Sperduto joins us to talk Tim Hortons, Maple Syrup and why he loves this country!...

Ep. 30: Coffee
Awesometown Radio makes an unexpected, yet triumphant return to your earholes with the support of the FANtastic Reviews Network! Return to to the savvy streets of Awesometown in this return episode discussing everyone's favourite caffinated beverage.  Featuring the insights of long time friend of the show Rich Hamilton, we discuss what we like about the titilating nectar, what our favourite drink is and even learn a little!...


Ep 28: Christmas Traditions
It's almost christmas! Rich is back to discuss holiday traditions! also I messed up the audio effects on some of the themes...oops!...


Ep 25: Halloween
On this episode of Awesometown Radio: We talk about Halloween, it's origins, how it's celebrated around the world and the top 5 halloween treats in the USA...

Ep 24: Urban Legends
On this episode: Marcell takes on Awesometown solo talking about dem urban legends...

Ep 23: Cosplay
Coming up on Awesometown Radio: Deadpool is damn popular! So is that bitty from Frozen! Enough with the League of Legends already! and what happens in costume, stays in costume!...


Ep 23: Aphrodisiacs
Coming up on Awesometown Radio: Delicious Food! Adorable-ish Animals! Sexy Stuff!...

Ep 22: Life in Space
Coming up on Awesometown Radio: Pluto! Kepler! They live among us! and Jenna!...